Hemophilia and Poetry

To finish up National Poetry Month, let’s consider two more poets with hemophilia.

by Richard J. Atwood

To me, poetry specializes in the efficient expression of emotions and descriptions. It condenses writing into a purer form. You might compare poetry to the fractionation and purification of blood plasma to get the purest factor proteins, but I guess that metaphor would be a stretch.

Though I’m not an expert, I admire well-written poetry. Take time to read the exceptional works by the following poets who happen to have hemophilia. Read more.

Source: LA Kelley Communications, Inc., May 2024

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